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To go along with the thread I started in "Historical Blades" on the bronze age arrowheads and spear tip, I am curious to hear from everyone out there what is the oldest man-made object you own. No meteorites or fossils. Only objects that were shaped or made by a human from materials commonly found on earth. Take a reasonable guess on the age. This is NOT a contest. Pictures are a must! Adding the same photo posted in the other thread. These are my oldest man-made item: Bronze age tips, ~3000 to 5000 years old.
These are the oldest man-made items I own. These are bronze age tips. They were given to me by a friend of my father who dealt with museum antiquities. I have cherished them for the past 50 years. I do not know the provenance of them, or exactly how old they are. But they are many thousands of years old. I appreciate that thousands of years after they were made, we can admire the workmanship given the tools and technology of the time. And that because they were made of bronze, they did not rust away. The flip side: